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Women of Fearrington Celebrate 30 Years of Service

The Women of Fearrington celebrated 30 years of camaraderie and community service with a festive garden party at the end of April. Members enjoyed meeting friends, old and new, on the Garden Terrace of the lovely Fearrington House where they indulged in an array of delicious savories and sweets and made a toast to many more successful decades of learning, laughing, and leading in this unique...



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Lauren & Jorge

Lauren & Jorge tied the knot on October 21, 2017. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Crabapple Trees and danced the day away at The Barn! •  How did you and your partner meet? We met while working at a family medicine clinic in Chicago. Jorge was working as a behavioral therapist and I was doing a rotation during medical school. I didn't know it at the time, but Jorge...



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White Jeans

Here at Dovecote, we love to top basics with a twist and pop of something different. For example, a white shirt with a fabulous earring near the face, a monochromatic outfit with a uniquely colorful scarf, or a pair of white jeans with a hem detail. To wit: we love the split back and shark bite jeans that have just arrived from Parker Smith and we're pairing them with everything in sight--a...



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Fruity Cocktails for the Month of May

You’ve got to hand it to moms everywhere – they have one of the hardest jobs in the world, and only get one national holiday to demand the appreciation and pampering they rightly deserve. Coincidentally, National Fruit Cocktail Day falls upon Mother’s Day this year. While the word “cocktail” here doesn’t necessarily refer to a boozy, fruity libation, for the intents and purposes of...



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Kevin Powers

Kevin Powers, Sisters in Crime and more

Dear Gentle Reader, A final call to action for this school year! We are looking for 16 sponsors to help us supply reading to rising third graders. To help Ready Readers, we are asking for $25 per sponsorship. The goal is to give every rising third grader in the Chatham County public school system a book of their own to take home over the summer. To help sponsor a classroom, please call the...



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Scents wrapped with Ribbons

Mother’s Day Gifting Made Easy

Mother’s Day is May 13th and here at Nest we’ve got all the gifts any Mother would love! Here is a just a small sample of ideas to choose from: Books. Our collection is sure to cater to any mother’s interests. From gardening to decorating to cooking, our books are studded with gorgeous photography.  Or choose from wonderfully sentimental readings that will warm her...



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Garden at McIntyre's Books

Paula McLain, Kevin Powers and more

Dear Gentle Reader, Thank you so much to all who came out to celebrate their independents and visited your local independent bookstore. We had giveaways, Mr. Billy played the guitar, and just so appreciated visiting with our guests. We are going to continue our big hit sale though next Monday, so in case you missed it, you can still visit our tables of 50% off books. Mysteries, cooking,...



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Host the Perfect Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is May 5th. Are you ready to host your race watch party? Here we break down the must-haves that will make you a Triple Crown winner: Did you know that the Mint Julep has been the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century? It’s a springtime classic that is easier to make than you might think when you use our silver mint julep cups...



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Hannah & Christopher

Hannah & Christopher tied the knot on October 15, 2017. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Willow Oaks and danced the day away on The Garden Terrace! How did you and your partner meet? Christopher and I first met at work. We both worked together at a spa for years. Tell us about the engagement? It happened on October 18, 2016. We were in the process of moving in together...



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